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Magician Lord (Neo Geo)

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Magician Lord puts you in charge of Elta, a wizard who has the task of collecting eight books of wisdom from the clutches of Az Atorse, the god of destruction. By collecting the right power-ups along the way, you can transform into different characters, including the Rajin, Samurai, Waterman, Shinobi, Poseidon, and Dragon Warrior. Each character has different abilities. There are eight areas in the game, and each stage ends with you trying to defeat both a guardian and the end-of-area boss (which are basically Atorse's incarnations). One of the first games that demonstrated the graphical abilities of the Neo-Geo.


Magician Lord Neo Geo "Get back in the water where you came from!"
Magician Lord Neo Geo Stage 2: "To the evil mine"
Magician Lord Neo Geo Became a dragon
Magician Lord Neo Geo Boss

Alternate Titles

  • "マジシャンロード" -- Japanese spelling

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Critic Reviews

The Games Machine (UK) Aug, 1990 88 out of 100 88
The Video Game Critic Oct 16, 2002 B+ 83
Lens of Truth Sep 22, 2009 8 out of 10 80
Video Games Feb, 1992 4 out of 5 80
Digital Press - Classic Video Games Dec 10, 2003 8 out of 10 80
Megablast 1992 73 out of 100 73
1UP! Jun 29, 2002 72 out of 100 72
Retrogaming History Oct 31, 2009 6.5 out of 10 65
All Game Guide 1998 3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars 60
HonestGamers Dec 14, 2003 5 out of 10 50


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*Katakis* (37909) added Magician Lord (Neo Geo) on Mar 12, 2005
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